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Marietta Mardi Gras 5k Fun Run & Walk

12 Oct Marietta Mardi Gras 5k Fun Run & Walk

8th annual MMGR

Photos from the 2017 Event are now available!  Click on the link to find yours! Thank you,  KBG Photography for capturing the day for us.

Results from the race can be found here!

Sat., Feb. 11, 2017 – 8th Annual Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Fun Run & Walk

The 5K race starts at 8 a.m. The 1K begins at 9 a.m., and the Tot Trot starts at 9:15 a.m.

Online registration is now closed.  Walk up registration is available on race day starting at 6:30 a.m.

Join us for the 8th Annual Marietta Mardi Gras 5k Fun Run + Walk on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017. This Peachtree Qualifier and USATF certified race starts and stops in Historic Marietta Square. This festive family-friendly race is fun for everyone!

The Marietta Mardi Gras 5k Fun Run + Walk is a major fundraiser for the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta (JLCM). The JLCM is an organization of over 300 women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the Marietta and Cobb County communities through the leadership of trained volunteers. Our purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Each year the JLCM contributes more than 14,000 volunteer hours to various community organizations that offer critical programs and services to women and children in our community.

Join us for the party! 5K + 1K + Tot Trot and music, refreshments and more!

Walkers encouraged!
We’ve added a new category this year for those who do not want or need the timed race. Sign up as a walker and you’ll enjoy the same 5k route and race benefits without the pressure of timing your progress. It’s all about reaching the finish line at your own pace.

Calling all Kings, Queens and Jesters!
All race participants encouraged to be a part of our Costume Contest! We love to see how creative our participants can be. A local celebrity will award prizes. Show us your Mardi Gras-style and celebrate! Best Costume will be awarded after the race.

Teams have more fun!
Prizes for Best Team Spirit and Best Youth Team Spirit! Teams of 10+ registrants get 10% off each entry! (Teams can be walkers or runners). New this year – sign up 10+ participants as a Youth Team and be eligible for a special youth prize that everyone will enjoy. This is open to all schools, clubs, sporting teams and groups of friends. Wear your team or group logo and/or your best costume to win!

Register online by Thurs., Feb. 9 at Midnight at Marietta5KRun.com or Active.com

Mail form and check (made payable to JLCM) to Racing Solutions, P.O. Box 468206, Atlanta, GA 31146 by Tues., Feb. 7. or in person at Big Peach Running Company in Kennesaw by Thursday, Feb. 9. For directions, visit bigpeachrunningco.com

Race Fees:

Timed 5K Run: $30 / $35 after Jan 31st
Untimed 5K Fun Run/Walk: $25 / $30 after Jan 31st
1K: $20
Tot Trot: $15
Phantom Walker (T-Shirt Only): $25

Race Day Registration is available. Registrations after Jan. 31 are not guaranteed correct T-shirts size race day, but will be made available.

Packet Pick-Up:
Thurs., Feb. 9, 3-8 p.m. at Big Peach Running Company in Kennesaw

Awards: Male & Female Open and Masters. Awards also to the top three finishers in the following age groups: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & Over. Ribbons to all 1K & Tot Trot finishers.

Qualifier: Official, certified Peachtree Road Race qualifier with chip timing!

Post Race: Plenty of food, fun and beverages will be provided after the race.

Questions? Contact Skip Breeser at 770-518- 8002 or RunAtlanta@bellsouth.net or JLCM-MMGR Committee at Mariettamardigrasrun@gmail.com

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